Hikes

–> Winter 2018 HIKES <–

All hikes are open to the public.

ANNUAL CLUB DINNER
Saturday, January 20th at 5 pm

Meet at the Wayside Inn, Talbotville
Order from the menu or enjoy the buffet.
RSVP any executive member by Thursday the 18th.

FINGAL WMA HIKE
Sunday, January 21st at 11 am

Meet at main parking lot, 34469 Fingal Line.
Info: Al 226-271-7018

HIKE ON THE DUTTON/DUNWICH TRANSCANADA TRAIL – moderate, 6 km.
Saturday, January 27th at 10 am
Meet at 7930 Iona Road
Info: Marg 519-762-2049

PICTURESQUE WALK AT SPRINGWATER CA
Saturday, January 28th at 1 pm

Meet at the main parking lot on Springwater Rd.
User fee: $2
Info: djsmale@hotmail.com

LEISURELY WALK AROUND DORCHESTER MILL POND
Saturday, February 3rd at 11 am

Meet at the south parking lot near Metro at Elgin Mall
to car pool.
Info: Al 226-271-7018

LEISURELY WALK AT YARMOUTH NHA
Saturday, February 10th at 11 am

47502 Sparta Line
Info: Al 226-271-7018

PICTURESQUE WALK AT SPRINGWATER CA
Sunday, February 18th at 1 pm

Meet at the main parking lot on Springwater Rd.
User fee: $2
Info: djsmale@hotmail.com

FINGAL WMA HIKE
Sunday, February 25th. at 11 am

Meet at main parking lot, 34469 Fingal Line.
Info: Al 226-271-7018


The EHTC and Hike Ontario’s rating system

The Level of Difficulty or Terrain

  • Level 1: Well-defined trails, gentle inclines. Hiking boots not required, but trails may be wet. Is suitable for beginners. This level is recommended for newcomers to club activities.
  • Level 2: Generally on trail. May be hilly, light bushwhacking, some rough spots or obstacles. Boots are recommended.
  • Level 3: Rough terrain with one or more of the following: extensive bushwhacking, steep sections, long climbs and descents, beaver dams, rock scrambling or other obstacles. Boots, Level 2 experience, and a high level of fitness essential. Long pants and sleeves recommended.

The Speed/Pace

  • Leisurely = less than 2 km/h
  • Slow = 2-3 km/h
  • Moderate = 3-4 km/h
  • Fast = 5 km/h or greater

Remember
To participate in an organized hike you need to be able to complete the specified length of the hike on your own or with your support person within the time allotted.